Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
Administration to Announce Initiative to Help Honor Military Members and their Families
Salazar, Jarvis, Darcy to kick-off Armed Forces Week in Virginia
YORKTOWN, VA – On Tuesday, May 15, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis, and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy will participate in a ceremony to announce a new initiative to honor our military, their families, and America's public lands.
The Armed Forces Week ceremony will take place at Colonial National Historical Park and will include members from all five branches of the military.
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Jon Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service
Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works)
Ceremony and announcement to honor military members and families
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 @ 10:30 AM EDT
Yorktown Victory Monument, Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown, VA
Note: In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center.